Anyone with children will know; it’s not always easy to get them eating healthy! But if you’re looking to improve the health of your entire family, you don’t want to be cooking different options for the fussy eaters. You want healthy family meals that everyone will love.
When it comes to finding inspiration, there’s a range of websites you can check out. Here’s a rundown of the popular websites that have recipes for healthy family meals that the whole family will love.
Jamie Oliver’s super food family classics
From jumbo fish fingers through to shepherds pie and pineapple pancake mess, Jamie has a range of meals designed to get the entire family eating healthily. There are many classic recipes in here, as well as a few that will become new classics for mealtimes!
He also has some great tips on how to get the kids involved in cooking.
Supermarket healthy family meal recipes
Many of the supermarkets have their own recipe sections. Tesco has a range of healthy family meal ideas that will suit even the pickiest of eaters. From roasts to pasta dishes, traybakes to gluten-free options, there’s plenty of choice here.
Lidl and Aldi are no exception. Check out Lidl’s Key lime pie snack balls and Asian vegetable noodle salad. Whilst Aldi has some excellent back to school recipes and healthy main meals, including Thai style king prawn oriental stir fry and Chicken mango salad.
Meanwhile, Sainsbury’s have a range of healthy family recipes. Simply use the sidebar to select the options you want, including low fat, low salt and whether you wish to make ahead or opt for quick and easy.
If Asda is your supermarket of choice, head on over to their site. You’ll find their recipes aren’t so easily sortable, as they don’t have a healthy option in their filters, but what they do have is this excellent article listing health meals that aren’t salads!
BBC Good Food
If you’re trying to eat healthily as a family, the BBC Good Food website has you covered. There’s a whole raft of ideas, including The best cottage pie and Veggie slow cooker curry. Keep scrolling down their healthy family food page and you’ll find options for cheap, easy, lower salt, make ahead and even veggie family favourites.
Good To Know Website
Another place you can explore, for healthy family meals is the Good To Know website. They have compiled a list of 50 healthy family meals, including recipes from Weight Watchers, Tom Kerridge and the Hairy Bikers.
NHS Change 4 Life Website
One place you may not have thought of looking for healthy family meals is the NHS website. But they have a wealth of information for you, including a weekly meal plan, seasonal recipes and easy dinner ideas for quick, easy and healthy family meals. It’s definitely worth bookmarking the Change 4 Life website, as they have a whole range of articles to help you and your family stay healthy, including tips on mental wellbeing tips for parents and fun games to get kids moving.
It’s not always easy to get the entire family eating healthily. But with so many websites and healthy family meal recipes to choose from, there’s bound to be enough ideas for you to try out. So why not check out the above sites and see how you get on!
Do you have any great tips for getting your family to eat healthily? Why not share them in the comments section below.